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Vance Hartwell

Makeup Department | Miscellaneous Crew | Special Effects
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KNOWN FOR 
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) | War of the Worlds (2005) | Bright (2017)
AWARDS 
1 win & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Vance B. Hartwell
BORN 
Jun 20, 1964 (age 53)

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Past Film & Video (53 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for BrightBright Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2017 $90MM
  • Primary photo for The VeilThe Veil Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2016 $4MM
  • Primary photo for The Man in the SiloThe Man in the Silo Makeup Artist  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for CatatonicCatatonic (Short) Makeup, Special Effects Makeup  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for RomulusRomulus (Short) Special Effects  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The MuppetsThe Muppets Artist (Legacy Effects)  Less 2011 $45MM $89MM / $165MM
  • Primary photo for ChooseChoose Special Makeup Effects Artist, Special Makeup Effects Supervisor  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for EnthiranEnthiran Special Makeup Effects Artist, Extra  Less 2010 INR 1.9B $4.4MM / $54MM
  • Primary photo for Shutter IslandShutter Island Key Artist (Legacy Effects)  Less 2010 $80MM $128MM / $295MM
  • Primary photo for Feast III: The Happy FinishFeast III: The Happy Finish (Video) Hybrid Beast, Special Makeup Effects Artist, Puppeteer  Less 2009 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Spring BreakdownSpring Breakdown Special Makeup Effects Artist (uncredited)  Less 2009 $12MM
  • Primary photo for Dark PlanetDark Planet Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2009 $30MM
  • Primary photo for Feast II: Sloppy SecondsFeast II: Sloppy Seconds (Video) Beast, Special Makeup Effects Artist, Puppeteer  Less 2008 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Katt Williams: American HustleKatt Williams: American Hustle (Video) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2007 $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for The Heartbreak KidThe Heartbreak Kid Special Makeup Effects Artist (uncredited), Puppeteer (uncredited)  Less 2007 $60MM $37MM / $128MM
  • Primary photo for HairsprayHairspray Makeup Effects Technician (Alterian)  Less 2007 $75MM $119MM / $203MM
  • Primary photo for Blades of GloryBlades of Glory Spaetzle Head Construction  Less 2007 $61MM $119MM / $146MM
  • Primary photo for Daft Punk's ElectromaDaft Punk's Electroma White Room Technician # 1, On-set Special Makeup Effects Supervisor  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Jackass Number TwoJackass Number Two Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2006 $73MM / $85MM
  • Primary photo for I'll Always Know What You Did Last SummerI'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer (Video) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Daft Punk: The Prime Time of Your LifeDaft Punk: The Prime Time of Your Life (Video) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Nomad: The WarriorNomad: The Warrior Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2005 $25MM $77K / —
  • Primary photo for Cheaper by the Dozen 2Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2005 $60MM $83MM / $129MM
  • Primary photo for War of the WorldsWar of the Worlds Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2005 $132MM $234MM / $592MM
  • Primary photo for The PacifierThe Pacifier Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2005 $56MM $113MM / $199MM
  • Primary photo for The SpongeBob SquarePants MovieThe SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2004 $30MM $85MM / $140MM
  • Primary photo for Seed of ChuckySeed of Chucky Special Effects  Less 2004 $12MM $17MM / $25MM
  • Primary photo for Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters UnleashedScooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2004 $80MM $84MM / $181MM
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Special Makeup Effects Artist, Puppeteer, Senior Prosthetic Makeup Artist (Weta Workshop)  Less 2003 $94MM $378MM / $1.12B
  • Primary photo for Running on KarmaRunning on Karma Painter (Steve Johnson's Edge FX, Inc.)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Adaptation.Adaptation. Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2002 $19MM $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Special Makeup Effects Artist, Puppeteer, Senior Prosthetic Makeup Artist (Weta Workshop), Senior Prosthetics Technician (Weta Workshop)  Less 2002 $94MM $343MM / $926MM
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Puppeteer (uncredited), Head Of Finishing Department (uncredited), Senior Prosthetics Technician (Weta Workshop)  Less 2001 $93MM $316MM / $872MM
  • Primary photo for Shallow HalShallow Hal Makeup Effects (as Vance B. Hartwell)  Less 2001 $40MM $71MM / $141MM
  • Primary photo for Scary Movie 2Scary Movie 2 Special Makeup Effects Artist (uncredited)  Less 2001 $45MM $71MM / $141MM
  • Primary photo for HeavenHeaven Special Makeup Effects Artist, Puppeteer  Less 1998 $2K / —
  • Primary photo for Young HerculesYoung Hercules (Video) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1998 $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for PhantomsPhantoms Special Makeup Effects Artist (uncredited)  Less 1998 $5.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for The UglyThe Ugly Special Makeup Effects, Puppeteer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The FrightenersThe Frighteners Special Makeup Effects Artist, Puppeteer  Less 1996 $30MM $17MM / $13MM
  • Primary photo for Jack Brown GeniusJack Brown Genius Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Cabin BoyCabin Boy Special Makeup Effects Artist (Chocki, Alterian Studios, Inc.), Puppeteer (uncredited)  Less 1994 $3.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Addams Family ValuesAddams Family Values Puppeteer, Special Prosthetics, Mechanical Devices And House Miniatures (Alterion Studios, Inc.)  Less 1993 $75MM $49MM / —
  • Primary photo for FreakedFreaked Special Makeup Effects Artist, Seamster  Less 1993 $11MM $29K / —
  • Primary photo for Hocus PocusHocus Pocus Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1993 $28MM $40MM / —
  • Primary photo for Army of DarknessArmy of Darkness Puppeteer, Skeletal Assistant (Alterian Studios)  Less 1992 $11MM $12MM / $22MM
  • Primary photo for Batman ReturnsBatman Returns Puppeteer (uncredited)  Less 1992 $80MM $163MM / $283MM
  • Primary photo for SleepwalkersSleepwalkers Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1992 $15MM $31MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Addams FamilyThe Addams Family Creature Effects (uncredited), Special Makeup Effects Artist (uncredited)  Less 1991 $30MM $114MM / $192MM
  • Primary photo for Dolly DearestDolly Dearest Special Makeup Effects Artist, Puppeteer, Mold Maker  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for MobstersMobsters Special Makeup Effects Artist (uncredited)  Less 1991 $23MM $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for FlatlinersFlatliners Special Makeup Effects Artist (uncredited)  Less 1990 $26MM $61MM / —
  • Primary photo for Twice DeadTwice Dead Makeup Effects Assistant  Less 1988
Past Television (15 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Fear the Walking DeadFear the Walking Dead (TV Series) Makeup Artist (KNB EFX Group) ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • El Matadero (Oct 8, 2017) Makeup Artist (KNB EFX Group)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Dead DiariesThe Dead Diaries (TV Series) Special Effects Makeup ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Massacre (Oct 31, 2014) Special Effects Makeup  Less
  • Primary photo for DirtDirt (TV Series) Special Effects (fake dead cat) ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Pilot (Jan 2, 2007) Special Effects (fake dead cat)  Less
  • Primary photo for FreakyFreaky (TV Series) Make-up ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Xena: Warrior PrincessXena: Warrior Princess (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1995–2001
  • Primary photo for Hercules: The Legendary JourneysHercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1995–1999
  • Primary photo for Amazon HighAmazon High (TV Movie) Puppeteer, Puppeteer, Special Effects Makeup  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Forgotten SilverForgotten Silver (TV Movie) Puppeteer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Circle of FireHercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Circle of Fire (TV Movie) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost KingdomHercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (TV Movie) Special Effects Technician (Weta Ltd.)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Full EclipseFull Eclipse (TV Movie) Mold Designer (Alterian Creature Crew)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The TommyknockersThe Tommyknockers (TV Mini-series) Puppeteer ( 2 episodes, 1993 ) , Alien Supervisor ( 2 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993 2
    • Part 2 (May 10, 1993) Puppeteer, Alien Supervisor  Less
    • Part 1 (May 9, 1993) Puppeteer, Alien Supervisor  Less
  • Primary photo for IntrudersIntruders (TV Series) Puppeteer ( 2 episodes, 1992 )  Less 1992 2
  • Primary photo for Cast a Deadly SpellCast a Deadly Spell (TV Movie) Special Makeup Effects Artist, Technician (vampire teeth)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for MonstersMonsters (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1988–1990
Self (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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